Amanda
Nunes
9-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 9-3-0
Summary: Power and aggressiveness

Fighter Info

Nickname: Lioness of the Ring
From: Salvador, Bahia Brazil
Fights Out Of: Little Falls, New Jersey USA
Age: 26
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
73
33% Successful
24
Types of Successful Strikes
0
24
96% Ground
1
23
Striking Defense
71
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
50% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
3
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Cat Zingano
UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier
Sep 27, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Amanda Nunes -- -- -- --
Win
Amanda Nunes Nov 6, 2013
14 1 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Germaine de Randamie 1 0 0 0
Win
Amanda Nunes Aug 3, 2013
10 2 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Sheila Gaff 3 0 0 1
Loss
Amanda Nunes
Strikeforce - Barnett vs. Kharitonov
Sep 10, 2011
36 1 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Alexis Davis 61 0 0 2
Win
Julia Budd
Strikeforce Challengers 13
Jan 7, 2011
3 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Amanda Nunes 11 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Morning : Pro MMA class at AMA. Afternoon: Strength and Conditioning.
Evening: Boxing, Muay Thai or Jiu-Jitsu

When and why did you start training for fighting? She started karate at 7 years old. Then she started boxing and training jiu-jitsu as a teenager. She made her pro MMA debut at 19. Her mother put her in karate because she was always full of energy and she wanted to do something useful with it.

What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in jiu-jitsu and judo. Naga World Champ in her weight and Absolute, Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship Gold, Mundials Jiu-Jitsu Gold, Brazilian State Jiu-Jitsu Champion

Do you have any heroes? Cain Velasquez and her uncle, Jose Alvis

What does it mean for you to fight in STRIKEFORCE? It’s what I live for

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? She was studying Physical Education but is pursuing her dream and moved to the USA to train full time

What was your job before you started fighting? Never worked. Training is her work

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
She has ended all her fights by KO, three of them in the first 30 seconds.

Favorite grappling technique: Mata Leao (Rear naked choke)

Favorite Striking technique: Boxing Combination

What do you consider to be the key fight in your career, and why? Julia Budd. It was for Strikeforce, live on Showtime, and her first fight in America.

•    Pro since 2008

•    Eight wins by KO, one by submission

•    Seven first round finishes

Career

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